Young Frankenstein was released on December 15, 1974, starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle and Marty Feldman, etc. This black and white, comedy and thriller film was directed by Mel Brooks and written by Wilder himself and Brooks. The story is about "Dr. Frankenstein's grandson (Wilder), after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments." It grossed an estimated $86,300,000 in America.
National Lampoon's Vacation...1983...The wacky Griswold clan is hell-bent on getting to their favorite theme park, Walley World. Naturally, Murphy's Law kicks in the minute they embark on their ill-fated cross-country odyssey, leading to run-ins with a motley cast of kooks. Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid...9,15